Mar 2017 Career Opportunities at Greenpeace in Kenya

Career Vacancy: Greenpeace in Kenya

 

Job Opportunities: Greenpeace in Kenya

Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organization with offices in over 40 countries and with an international coordinating body in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Food for Life Communications Officer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience5 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit

Main Purpose of the Job

  • Implement effective communication strategies and activities for the food for life campaign.
  • Implement message testing and evaluation of campaign communications messages and materials through media monitoring and coverage analysis.
  • Provide expert advice on ways to improve campaign communications.
  • Build and maintain relations with the media in relevant regions.
  • Ensure that the engagement and communication strategy cover other elements required for an effective communication strategy such as the digital and mobilisation and supporter journey components.
  • provide guidance and training to campaigners and other spokesperson for Greenpeace Africa on campaign message and public relations.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism and Media Studies.
  • 5 Years’ experience in Public Relations
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Experience in working in an NGO or CBO
  • Ability to conceive and implement ideas single-handedly as well as ensure that those around deliver work in a collaborative manner.

Personal Competencies  

  • Trustworthy
  • Self-Motivated
  • Systematic
  • Embrace Diversity

FFL Mobilisation Officer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit

Main Purpose of the Job

  • The incumbent will be expected to develop strong local volunteer groups across campaign locations in East Africa, and community and grassroots networks that link key communities to Greenpeace programme objectives and especially with the Food for Life Campaign and fosters the perception of Greenpeace as a solutions-oriented people-powered organization.
  • Develop a mobilization strategy for the assigned campaign(s) in line with the overarching GP Africa mobilisation strategy and roll-out plans.
  • Prioritize, organize and/or participate in public engagement projects and activities that will build public support for the organization.
  • Assist in developing and implementing open campaigns and other mobilization tactics foster learning within the team and with partners and supporters.
  • Foster relationships and prioritize shared actions with selected potential NGOs, Community Based Organisation (CBOs) and Faith Based Organisations in priority areas.
  • Liaise with online and offline public engagement staff in the broader Greenpeace world to stay up to date with contemporary Greenpeace engagement techniques.
  • Build and cultivate relationships with existing and potential communities, allies, supporters.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications International Development or relevant field (or equivalent experiences)
  • Proven success record in community mobilisation, participatory developmental work, or solutions work.
  • Experience in working in an international NGO environment is a plus
  • Ability to conceive and implement ideas single-handedly as well as ensure that those around deliver work in a collaborative manner.

Personal Competencies

  • Trustworthy
  • Self-Motivated
  • Systematic
  • Embrace Diversity

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should email their CV and covering letter to the Human Resources Officer at rafrica@greenpeace.org stating the position they are applying for in the subject line. The closing date for applications is 13 March 2017.

Greenpeace offers market related salary.

Please note that should you not receive correspondence from us within 20 days from the closing date your application has been unsuccessful.




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